Frances Beck Jones

Published 12:50 pm Monday, October 19, 2015

Mrs. Frances Beck Jones, 70, of Mocksville, died on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, at her residence surrounded by her family.

She was born on Oct. 15, 1945, in Pilot Mountain to the late Emmitt Roosevelt Beck and Mary Jackson Beck. She was a member of Ardmore Baptist Church. She started Fran’s Harvest Table of Midway in the late 70s, then in 1980 she started Coachman Family Restaurant in Kernersville and in 1983 she opened Fran’s Western Wear Shop in Kernersville and during the late 80s and 90s she became successful at flipping houses and later retired from Reynolds Park Golf Course. Doing for others made her happy.

She was also preceded in death by 3 brothers, Eugene Beck, Bobby Beck and Billy Beck.

Survivors: her husband, Charles “Chick” Jones of the home; a son, Randy McCreary of Pilot Mountain; a daughter, Jessica Kennedy of Winston-Salem; a grandson, Thomas McCreary of Pilot Mountain; 4 sisters, Jetti Manring (Carlton) of Pilot Mountain, Rachel Charpiat (Larry) of Pilot Mountain, NC, Dorthy George (Willie Jones) of Kernersville, and Shirley Hutcheson of Yadkinville; and a brother, Joe Beck (Diane) of King.

A memorial service was to be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22 at Ardmore Baptist Church with Dr. Don Gordon, Dr. Paul Mullen and the Rev. Ty Talton officiating.  The family was to receive friends following the service in the fellowship hall.

Memorials: Hospice/Palliative Care Center of Forsyth, 101 Hospice Ln., Winston-Salem, 27103.